COVID-19 health resources

Waterloo Pharmacy's role supporting COVID-19 vaccination

The following COVID-19 resources were developed by Professor Kelly Grindrod.

Frequently asked COVID-19 questions:

The following resources were created by Prof. Grindrod and collaborators for Pharmacy5in5, an online learning tool for pharmacists, technicians and students.

Permission requests for reproduction, adaptation, translation or other uses of any of these resources in electronic or print media, educational materials etc. should be directed to

mRNA Q+A infographic (downloadable PDF in the resource list)


The above presentation by Prof. Kelly Grindrod was recorded in February 2021 as part of a Region of Waterloo COVID-19 Vaccine Community Stakeholder Information Session. It provides:

  • an explanation of how mRNA vaccines work
  • a review of COVID-19 vaccinations approved in Canada and other coming vaccines (as of mid-February 2021)
  • a review of contraindications and precautions of vaccines and side effects

Useful resources for Canadian pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Testing & Symptoms

Influenza Vaccinations